Code Enforcement Division

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"To protect the health, safety, and welfare of DeSoto County residents through education, cooperation, and compliance"  


Code Enforcement is that branch of the local governing body responsible for the enforcement of that body’s Civil Codes and Ordinances. Codes and Ordinances have been adopted over the years to protect the health, safety and welfare of all residents and to establish the  standards that insure a positive effect on property value, community appearance and neighborhood pride.


Division statistics as of 12/5/2018

Residents increasingly expect mobile access to local government, and we wanted to offer you a simple way to tap right into our agency and quickly submit a request while on the go. GORequest Mobile application is completely integrated with our Code Enforcement complaint tracking solution, making it easy for you to submit , track and stay updated on the issues you report.


                   Graph: How Requests Are Reported

          Graph: Code Enforcement Open Vs. Closed Requests by Month



Code Enforcement Violation Counts

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Benefits for residents:

• Easily report issues like, abandoned vehicles, overgrown grass, development without permits or any unsafe issues.

• Global positioning system (GPS) and camera features built into the mobile devices make it simple for residents to send us a photo and location of the issue

• Easy for residents to check the status of issues reported.

• Issues go directly into the GORequest customer service system and are automatically delivered to the right staff member


                                  Residents can easily submit an issue on the go.


• A picture is worth a thousand words – with GORequest Mobile, a photo and GPS coordinates allow us to efficiently find and fix issues.

•  Around the clock service through the iPhone, Android phone, any smartphone, web, email, and phone – improving our service




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